politics: Valley group opposes city’s garbage hauling system.
Apartment owners unite against L.A.’s new garbage franchise system.
DEVELOPMENT: Approval for housing projects prompts suit.
Environmentalists sue – again - over Newhall Ranch’s recent approvals.
SPORTS: Pivotal year for PGA tournament in Thousand Oaks.
Will PGA championship in Thousand Oaks become an annual event?
Studio thinks channel will provide portal to older audiences.
NBCUniversal rebrands its children’s cable channel to appeal to kids as they age.
Market research firm focuses on customers’ culture and behavior.
Market research firm reveals culture drives consumer behaviors.
Event organizers hope to replicate small city format elsewhere.
North Hollywood celebrates natural food with its own festival.
60 Cents: Median income for L.A. saleswomen for every $1 in men’s income
Pay gaps? L.A. women wage earners versus men.
INTERNET: She automated management of her vacation house and plans to share the system.
Nomadness Rentals’ software appeals to small landlords.
BIOTECH: Cost savings, access to talent cited a reasons for move to Westlake Village.
MannKind’s cost-saving move pushes up stock price.
In preparation for an IPO, Dole improves its finances by sellling its headquarters and shutting down berry operations in Ventura County.
Dole Food Co. cuts berry operations and swaps properties to help reduce debt.
FILM: License holder for comedy trio thinks project could revive slapstick style.
C3 Entertainment Inc. is calling all knuckleheads with a nyuk, nyuk, nyuk.
RESEARCH: Hankin exits as CEO, but organization keeps cranking out startups.
David Hankin has stepped down as chief executive of the Alfred Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, the Business Journal has learned.
MARKETING: Promotion for Armenian genocide film will reach shoppers for free.
Top Caruso executives met with representatives of the Glendale chapter of the Armenian National Committee of America, or ANCA, in early September to address concerns about the relationship between the Armenian community and the luxury retail developer’s Americana at Brand shopping center in Glendale.
In an age of global finance, community banks find ways to serve a niche in the neighborhood.
What makes them relevant for small business borrowers.
EDUCATION: Administrators cater to specific segments of the student market.
MBA programs broaden to match the segmented business community.
PUBLIC COMPANIES: Closures, repair crews and hotlines figure in recovery efforts.
Properties in the paths of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey owned by PS Business Parks Inc. in Glendale, single-family home landlord American Homes 4 Rent in Agoura Hills and self-storage developer Public Storage in Glendale, have suffered significant damage.
Public-private partnerships can build Measure M projects better and faster.
POLITICS: Firms organize to oppose troublesome labor law.
Business group forms in Sun Valley to oppose PAGA lawsuits.
FOOD: Can’t sleep? Need energy? James Lacey has the answers.
Crunchies’ founder turns to berries with new company.
For members of Watch Gang’s subscription service, the clock starts anew every month with a surprise package at a discount price.
Would you subscribe monthly for a watch? Collectors would!
Developers jockey for deals as district reshuffles real estate holdings
Simi Valley school district sheds properties, spelling gains for developers and the city.
New West Symphony pits two maestros in strumming contest.
Dueling violinists plus antique violins equals top attendance for New West Symphony